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strategist kevin madden, nina easton of "fortune" magazine, radio talk show host laura ingraham and former democratic senator evan byah. senator, you served in the senate 12 years, have you ever seen a nominee for a top cabinet post at a worse confirmation hearing. >> he didn't bring his a-game, and everybody would concede this, chuck among them but at the end of the day it will not matter. he'll be confirmed because there is a strong presumption the president gets to choose his own cabinet, unless something disqualifies him from a personal standpoint and, the republicans will vote no, because it an easy no vote and, he gets his cabinet and they get to express their reservations, and, unless there is a filibuster, it would raise the bar but i think he'll be confirmed but it will create heartburn for moderate republicans and in the final analysis i think the ultimate take away is the next time secretary of defense hagel comes before congress or has a press conference he needs to bring the a-game to project the sense of command and confidence people expect -- >> at the end of the day it does
group. kevin madden. nina easton of fortune magazine. laura ingram and former democratic senator evan bayh. you have served in the senate for are 12 years. have you ever seen a nominee for a top cabinet post have a worst confirmation hearing? >> well, chuck didn't bring his a game first. i think everybody can see that. probably chuck first and foremost among them. at the end of the day it is not going matter. elbe confirmed as secretary of defense and because there is a strong presumption that the president gets to choose his own cabinet absent disqualifying from a personal standpoint. nothing like that here. many of the republicans will vote no largely because it is an easy no vote. the president gets his cabinet. the key question is does someone like a senator like ted cruz decide to filibuster. it will create heart burn for moderate republicans. the final analysis the ultimate takeaway for this is the next time secretary of defense hagel comes before congress or has a press conference he needs to bring the a game to project the sense of command and confidence. >> chris: should it m
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